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|Supreme Court Justices Ponder Setting Standards for EEOC Conciliation Efforts|
Paul A. Patten; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 26, 2015, previously published on January 16, 2015Whether and to what extent a court may enforce the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s mandatory duty to conciliate discrimination claims before filing suit under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act is the subject of oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court on January 13, 2015. Mach...
|Florida’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional; Clerks Begin Issuing Licenses|
Scott Allen, Joy M. Napier-Joyce, Tasos C. Paindiris; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 26, 2015, previously published on January 8, 2015Ordering Florida court clerks to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle, in Tallahassee, has announced that his August 2014 decision finding Florida’s 2008 same-sex marriage ban violated the U.S. Constitution applied to all marriage-license...
|Immigration Legislation and Changes to Watch for in 2015|
Sujata Ajmera, Davis C. Bae, Minnie Fu, Raazia K. Hall, Sean G. Hanagan; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 26, 2015, previously published on January 20, 2015President Barack Obama’s November 20, 2014, announcement regarding executive actions he will be taking on immigration reform has put into motion a number of changes to U.S. immigration law in 2015 that could be important.
|Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Finalize Your Self-ID forms . . . Time for Another Change?|
Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 6, 2015, previously published on October 27, 2014We know you’ve been busy revising your self-id forms for applicants and employees to comply with OFCCP’s recent regulatory changes for veterans and individuals with disabilities. And you’ve been revising your HRIS and ATS systems to track and maintain the information.
|Employers Given More Time to Comment on Proposed Equal Pay Report|
Laura A. Mitchell; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 6, 2015, previously published on November 2, 2014OFCCP has announced a 60-day extension for public comment on the Agency’s proposed Equal Pay Report (EPR). The new deadline for employers and others to provide feedback on the proposed EPR is now January 5, 2015.
|Oakland, California, Passes Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave, Hospitality Service Charges Measure|
Jamerson C. Allen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 6, 2015, previously published on November 10, 2014A City of Oakland ballot measure increasing the minimum wage for most employees, requiring paid sick leave and mandating payment of employer-levied service charges to employees has passed with over 80 percent of the vote. Measure FF’s provisions raising the minimum wage and requiring paid...
|Breaking News: OFCCP Poised to Send 2,500 Advance Audit Notification Letters to Contractors|
Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 6, 2015, previously published on November 14, 2014In the coming days OFCCP will mail approximately 2,500 Courtesy Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSALs) across the country to employer locations slated for audits.
|Protective Order Can Limit Disclosure of Company’s Non-Public Information in Employment Dispute|
Joseph J. Lazzarotti; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 3, 2015, previously published on November 13, 2014When involved in litigation, a company's non-public information, such as trade secrets, can be prevented from becoming public information by a court-granted protective order. While a blanket protection is unlikely to be granted by a court, early consideration of information potentially sought by a...
|FCC Seeks Comment on Exemption Petition Re: Breach Notification|
Jason C. Gavejian; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 3, 2015, previously published on November 15, 2014Many of us have likely received a notification from our bank or credit card company concerning suspected fraud or improper charges. However, the legality of those messages is not always clear. To this end, on October 14, 2014, the American Bankers Association (Association) filed a petition for...
|Does the Secret Service Need a BYOD Policy? Addressing Personal Device Usage in the Workplace|
V. John Ella; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 3, 2015, previously published on November 14, 2014According to a November 13, 2014 article in the New York Times (based on a review by the Department of Homeland Security), an intruder was able to enter the White House back in September due to a succession of performance, organizational, and technical failures. One of the specific findings was...